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New Super Mario Bros. Review

New Super Mario Bros. Review

At the time of writing, New Super Mario Bros. for DS had an average review score of 93 (according to Metacritic). Most praise the game for pure platforming goodness with a 3D twist, while others criticize a lack of originality. Here’s a sampling of the reviews: IGN 95 – “Before New Super Mario Bros. entered my life, Yoshi’s Island was, […]

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Wii will cost $200 say spectators

Wii will cost $200 say spectators

Nintendo Wii will launch at $200 in an attempt to undercut the competition, says an analyst at Merrill Lynch. An executive from SEGA goes further, suggesting that Wii will launch for under $200. This latest estimate sits in the middle of previous ones, but taken in the context of past console releases a $200 launch price wouldn’t be out of […]

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Hochiminh’s Rant Day 13

Hochiminh’s Rant Day 13

I hate today. I had a high fever, and even had to go home from work. Besides that, they really didn’t have anything there that could help me, especially since I can’t swallow pills! Well, back in reality, I am feeling a WHOLE lot better now. I would like to mention the opinions expressed on the Super Smash Bros. board […]

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Metroid Prime 3: Corruption Interview

Metroid Prime 3: Corruption Interview

It looks like Metroid Prime 3 will have a longer Phazon hyper mode and even the cool Mothership can be used as a weapon! Source

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More SSBB screens!

More SSBB screens!

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Controller, remote, and light gun impressions

Controller, remote, and light gun impressions

They compare the difference between the original development controllers to the ones at E3. Interesting read… Source 

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What the Wii’s internet service needs to be.

Friend codes are a great concept for a mobile device….internet gaming would be safe…secure…and limited. Which is fine for a mobile device….but when nintendo decided to make friend codes the system in the Wii….well….lets just say this is a horrible choice….and with both of the competitors saying “Buy our console…..and a Wii” The network of users will be huge….and its […]

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Wii’s running in Gamecube shell?

Wii’s running in Gamecube shell?

UPDATE: The pictures we had on here have been comfirmed as Gamecubes. http://biz.gamedaily.com/industry/feature/?id=12739&rp=49 —————————————————————– In this thread, we know that Gamecube hardware was definiely showing Wii games at E3. So will the final graphics be much better than what we saw at E3? There is a VERY good chance. Someone on here mentioned how much better the Game Informer pics […]

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Nintendo shares see Wii benefits

Nintendo shares see Wii benefits

  The Wii controller especially lends itself to sports games Nintendo shares have soared after its new console stole the show at the E3 games expo in Los Angeles. The Wii (pronounced “we”) grabbed attention with its controller based on motion sensors rather than buttons. The positive reaction, coupled with news that it will hit the shops before Christmas to […]

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Shigeru meet Steven

Shigeru meet Steven

From the Associated Press: Shigeru Miyamoto, left, legendary video game designer for Nintendo, known as the Spielberg of video games, having created Mario and the Legend of Zelda, shakes hands with Steven Spielberg after playing a tennis match with him on Nintendo’s new game console called Wii, using the controller as the racket to physically hit the virtual ball, while […]

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Ryan Block’s interview with Nintendo’s Shigeru Miyamoto

Ryan Block’s interview with Nintendo’s Shigeru Miyamoto

So, thank you very much for meeting with us, I really appreciate it. The Wii represents a major step forward for Nintendo in terms of functionality and capabilities. One of the things we’re really curious to know is what Wii is going to enable you as a game maker to create that you’ve never been able to create before.Well, I […]

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Nintendo’s E3 show, streaming…

Nintendo’s E3 show, streaming…

I upped the entire E3 presentation that Nintendo started the show with: Linky

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Hochiminh Rant Day 11

I am tired, because I am tired of people saying, “DID MICROSOFT BUY OUT NINTENDO?” and “ARE MICROSOFT AND NINTENDO PARTNERS?” Give me a break! This site, states that back in early August of 2004, Microsoft attempted to buy out Nintendo. But Nintendo’s response was that they were not on sale, and they are a very successful company. But actually, […]

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Hochiminh Rant Day 10

Hochiminh Rant Day 10

Obviously, there isn’t going to be a lot, if any, new information on the Wii in the next couple of weeks due to the onslaught at E3. As of what I’ve been succumbed to at E3, we just might not get what everyone else says: just another kiddy system. Project Hammer: (from NINTENDO)=November 2006 A game that may be Teen-rated, […]

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Hochiminh’s Rant Day 9

Now that the dust has settled from E3, has your views about the Nintendo Wii changed or stayed the same? Were you intrigued by the lineup of versatile demos, the innovative uses of the Wiiremote, the accessories (the shell or light-gun attachment), the online Opera browser, the Virtual Console, the graphics? I, for one, was suprised about the publicity at […]

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